Woodland Park is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 12,518 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodland Park is the 172nd largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Woodland Park are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Unlike some boroughs, Woodland Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Woodland Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Woodland Park is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodland Park who work in office and administrative support (16.45%), sales jobs (11.45%), and management occupations (10.17%).
In Woodland Park, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Woodland Park is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Woodland Park citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.76% of adults in Woodland Park have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Woodland Park in 2010 was $34,241, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,964 for a family of four. However, Woodland Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Woodland Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Woodland Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodland Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Woodland Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.12% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodland Park include Irish, German, Polish, and Macedonian.
Woodland Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 26.95%.
The most common language spoken in Woodland Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.